Seven biblical truths violated by christian dating
Reading his approach and not seeing any problems with his system acknowledged reminds me of a salesman, who when trying to sell me his product, only tells me the advantages of his product not the disadvantages.The only problem is that in this case one shouldn’t be selling a product; they should be trying to help singles find out what approach would work best for them.If Paul teaching something about marriage here, he’s teaching that an engaged man or woman shouldn’t be seeing other people behind their fiancee’s back – but that’s hardly controversial, is it?Davis then moves on to 1 Timothy : It’s well-known that the literal Greek for “husband of one wife” in this passage is “a one-woman man,” which is why Davis used the phrase “one-woman man” at the beginning of this section.
Is his approach without its own problems as one would be lead to assume since none were mentioned?
But as we all know, dating can mean very different things to different people.
To some, dating means going out to dinner, movies, walks on the beach, or other similarly tame activities with a relatively small number of “suitors” (or maybe only one) before getting engaged and married.
But what exactly is courtship, and how does it differ from dating (which courtship’s proponents often malign)? The name of this section is in quotes because it’s one of Doug Phillips’ favorite sayings.
I therefore find it interesting that the central term in Davis’ lecture, “dating,” is never defined at any point in the talk (much like “vision,” still undefined after in the Big Box series).